Tag Archives: Kristen Scott Thomas

Random Hearts - * 1/2*

Sydney Pollack directs Harrison Ford in this adaptation of Warren Adler’s novel. Ford will play Dutch Van Den Broeck, an internal affairs detective whose wife dies in a plane crash. She is found carrying the same key as another man … Continue reading

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The Horse Whisperer - * * 1/2*

In what may be (and probably should be) Robert Redford’s last romantic leading role, he has chosen to adapt Nicholas Evan’s popular pulp romantic novel Yet, while the Horse Whisperer is a beautiful film to watch, its romance never gets … Continue reading

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The English Patient - * * * *

Visually stunning adaptation of Michael Ondaatje’s book about love, betrayal and loss before and during the second World War. Ralph Fiennes is the title character, a horribly burned man recovering in a makeshift hospital on the Italian countryside. Juliette Binoche … Continue reading

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Mission: Impossible - * * *

Improbable but highly entertaining suspense yarn. Tom Cruise stars as Ethan Hunt, the point man for a team of IMF (Impossible Mission Force) agents assigned to do highly confidential and dangerous covert operations. The only character returning from the television … Continue reading

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Richard III - * * * 1/2*

Shakespeare’s play works well, even when it has been transposed into the 1930s. Ian McKellen plays the title role, as the deformed Duke of Gloster, who schemes, plots, and murders his way into the title of King Richard III. First, … Continue reading

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